Established in 1989, the Company specializes in the social, political, and cultural history of the Americas. Areas of concentration include Colonial America, the American Revolution and Federal period, American imprints of the 18th century; Afro-Americana, slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, the American South; law and economics, commerce, banking, trade, industry, canals, railroads, agriculture, urbanization; the American West; political campaigns and issues, presidential politics. Since 1993 David M. Lesser Fine Antiquarian Books LLC has been a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. The Company, located in New Haven's northern suburb of Woodbridge, is also a member of the Southern New England Antiquarian Booksellers. David M. Lesser is a member of the American Antiquarian Society, the Grolier Club, the Ephemera Society of America, and the Ancient Order of the Jackass. We issue six printed catalogues annually. Visitors wishing to browse our stock of 10,000 titles are welcome to do so in person, by appointment.
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THE BATTLES OF AMERICA BY SEA AND LAND; A COMPLETE NAVAL AND MILITARY HISTORY OF THE COUNTRY: IN FOUR PARTS, | I. COLONIAL BATTLES, | II. REVOLUTIONARY BATTLES, | III. WAR OF 1812, | IV. MEXICAN CAMPAIGN. WITH BIOGRAPHIES OF NAVAL AND MILITARY COMMANDERS, AND ILLUSTRATIVE ANECDOTES. EMBELLISHED WITH HIGHLY FINISHED STEEL ENGRAVINGS, FROM ORIGINAL DESIGNS, BY DARLEY, CHAPIN, CHAPPEL, AND OTHER EMINENT ARTISTS.
by Tomes, Robert, M.D.:New York: : Published by Virtue, Emmins & Co. [Savage & McCrae, Stereotypers], ,  (click for more details)
FORM FOR A BOND, PRINTED FOR USE IN THE LOUISIANA TERRITORY BUT ADAPTED IN MANUSCRIPT TO THE MISSOURI TERRITORY, EXECUTED BY GEORGE DAVENPORT AND TWO OTHERS TO SECURE THEIR PERFORMANCE AS EXECUTORS OF THE ESTATE OF JESSE ADAMS.
by [Davenport, George]:[New Orleans? St. Louis?: 1800-1812] (click for more details)
AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, WITH DETAILED ILLUSTRATION ON THE FINAL PAGE, BY THE FAMED INVENTOR OF THE YALE LOCK, FROM SHELBURNE, MASS., FEBRUARY 24, 1868, TO JEROME WELLS, PRESIDENT OF THE CHICOPEE SAVINGS BANK, IN WHICH THE ENTHUSIASTIC, KNOWLEDGEABLE, AND SELF-CONFIDENT ENTREPRENEUR DESCRIBES THE BANK'S DEFECTIVE SYSTEM OF LOCKS, EXPLAINS HOW HE WOULD ELIMINATE THOSE DEFECTS, AND ILLUSTRATES HIS PROPOSED PLAN.
by Yale, Linus, Jr.:(click for more details)
AN ILLUSTRATED ATLAS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, MARYLAND. COMPILED, DRAWN AND PUBLISHED FROM ACTUAL SURVEYS BY LAKE, GRIFFING & STEVENSON.
by Lake, Griffing & Stevenson:Philadelphia: : Printed by H.J. Toudy. Engraved by Worley & Bracher, , 1877 (click for more details)